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good morning to you. it is saturday, june 3rd. i'm victor blackwell. >> and i'm rahel solomon. you are in the "cnn newsroom." first, he's heard on a recording discussing a classified document in his possession, but attorneys for former president trump say they have not found the document in question. >> as cnn first reported, trump a acknowledged on the recording that he held onto a classified pentagon document about a potential attack on iran. the justice department issued a subpoena, but trump's lawyers have not located the document. so what does this mean for the justice department investigation? cnn politics reporter joins us now, live from washington. so update us on where things stand. >> reporter: that's right. so former president trump received the subpoena in march, both for the pentagon document and any other documents related
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to chairman of the joint chiefs general mark milley and iran. while trump's lawyers were able to locate some responsive documents, they could not find that classified document itself. let's back up here to the summer of 2021. that's when this all begins because the former president was heard on an audio tape obtained by the special counsel talking about this document and the chairman of the joint chiefs. he also acknowledged in this audio recording that this document in question was classified. now, throughout last year, the government received classified documents from trump at several points, including the august search of mar-a-lago. but prosecutors and court papers said they could not be sure whether or not the former president had actually turned over all classified documents in his possession. now, you fast forward to march of this year and that's when trump communications aide margo martin receives a subpoena and testifies before the grand jury. now, martin was in this meeting and she -- martin was in this
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meeting and she was the one who was asked questions about it. and at that point that's when the former president received the subpoena. >> and jeremy, just switching gears a bit. the justice department has also closed its investigation of the mishandling of documents by former vice president pence. bring us up to speed. what did officials decide? >> reporter: yeah, in that case the former vice president's attorney received a letter from the justice department saying that no charges would be brought in the investigation of classified documents found at the former vice president's home. now, what the vice president's aides tell us is they were not surprised by this development because the way the former vice president handled this was in stark contrast to former president trump. that's because after pence discovered these documents in january, he immediately notified the archives, which then had him turn over the documents that he had, about a dozen documents in all, over to the fbi. now, of course, this announcement that the former vice president is not facing a
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criminal investigation, it comes ahead of his announcement that he's expected to run for president next week. >> jeremy herb with the reporting, thank you so much. president joe biden is expected to sign the debt limit bill today, that will mark the end of the high-stakes political drama. >> the u.s. faced the risk of defaulting on its debt for the first time in history. congress approved the measure this week after months of uncertainty. last night for the first time president biden addressed the nation from the oval office describing the disaster that's been averted. cnn white house reporter jasmine wright is with us now. this was a big moment for the white house, despite it being at 7:00 p.m. on a friday in the summer. this was important for the president to take this victory lap. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. because that's exactly what he did, he took a major victory lap in the oval office last night, really detailing to the american public just how his own white house negotiators and republicans really found compromise to avert a potential catastrophe. now, president biden giving that
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speech last night in the oval office, it was basically a 180-degree turn in his strategy over the last few weeks. we have seen him be wary to address specifics about the high-stakes negotiations happening in the backdrop of everything else in d.c., really not trying to jeopardize republican support, and also when the deal was agreed to in principle on sunday, we saw him being -- not exactly claiming it as a win, not trying to jeopardize republican support that was needed when both were taking place over the last few weeks. but of course now the bill has passed and it's heading to president biden's desk. we know as of last night it was on the way. he said yesterday he was expecting to sign it today. in the oval office he did a couple of things. first of all, he talked about what was in the bill and also what was not in the bill. how his democratic negotiators staved off putting democratic policies on the chopping block, something that republicans really wanted, saying exactly what his priorities were, why
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they were there, and really how he accomplished them in those deals. also president biden talked in-depth about bipartisanship, saying how really it was essential in these negotiations, really trying to lay down a new narrative for the future. take a listen. >> i know bipartisanship is hard and unity is hard. we can never stop trying, because in moments like this one, ones we just faced where the american economy and the world economy is at risk of collapsing, there's no other way, no matter how tough our politics get, we need to see each other not as adversaries, but as fellow americans. treat each other with dignity and respect. >> reporter: so now that last bit that the president had to say is going to be important. now the economic calamity is no longer hanging over the white house's shoulder, this is going to be a part of the frame and the narrative the white house tries to push as it enters 2024 campaign season.
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official feel that president biden has shown that he is an experienced politician that can really make these essential type of deals in a bipartisan manner, while compromising potentially on policy, he's not compromising on his principles. so that's going to be a through line as we hear more from the president over the course of the weeks heading into 2024. last night what we saw is him really get the last word after weeks and weeks of debate, victor, rahel. >> jasmine right at the white house, thank you so much. the u.s. marked strong growth friday as wall street cheered the debt ceiling bill and the latest jobs report that shows the u.s. economy at an astonishing 339,000 jobs in may. >> all three major averages ending higher with the dow jumping 700 points friday to post its best one-day gain since january. despite job gains surging more than expected, traders see a growing chance the federal reserve will pause interest rates later this month. cnn's christine romans has more
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on the strong jobs report. >> the u.s. job market showing few signs of slowing down, another month of historically strong job creation and april and march were revised higher bringing this year's job gains to 1.6 million. for context, hiring is now outpacing pre-pandemic levels, just shy of 2 million jobs were added in all of 2019. now, the hiring in the month was broad-based, in offices, labs, tech centers, hospitals, nursing homes, bars, restaurants, construction sites, and government offices. the job was rate jumped to 0.37%, but in a historically low 3.7% range. the jobless rate rose partly because more americans permanently lost their jobs and more people entered the workforce. a milestone of sorts for women, the share of women age 25 to 54 from the job market hit an all-time high. two possible reasons.
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hybrid work gives more women flexibility to return to the workforce, also high inflation might be making it a necessity for more women to work. the black unemployment rate jumped from a record low of 4.7% in april to 5.6% in may. annual wage growth slowed to a still strong 4.3%. it's cooling, but after 14 months now of rate hikes, the labor market is remarkably resilient here. since the federal reserve began raising interest rates 14 months ago to cool the economy and slow down the jobs market and inflation, the economy has added an astonishing 5.1 million jobs. in new york, i'm christine romans. turning to the race for the white house, nearly the entire field of 2024 republican candidates and likely contenders are in iowa this morning to participate the annual roast event. >> it will offer an early window
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into how the candidates can or if they can appeal personally to potential voters. cnn's jeff zeleny is there in des moines this morning. >> reporter: the growing field of republican presidential candidates heading to iowa on saturday for a first major appearance on the same stage. most of the candidates, with the exception of former president donald trump, will be making their case to iowa republican voters and activists at a gathering called the roast that senator joni ernst has as an annual event. she's a known motorcycle rider and has invited presidential candidates to ride with her or deliver speeches here as the presidential campaign really accelerates and gets under way. this comes after a week of campaigning from former president donald trump in the state, florida governor ron desantis and others, and it is the florida governor, that key rival of the former president, coming back to iowa on saturday, underscoring how important this first in the nation caucus state is to his efforts here.
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the thinking is if he can slow or stop former president donald trump, he can indeed go on to have a strong performance in the presidential nominating contest. of course that is months and seasons away. but for now, at least, as summer approaches, the field of republican candidates, which will grow by three next week with former vice president mike pence jumping in, former new jersey governor chris christie, the field is getting crowded which likely benefits donald trump because it divides that never trump lane of the party. the campaigning in earnest here this week. jeff zeleny, des moines. >> thank you. joining me is a white house reporter for the "wall street journal." good morning. thanks for being with us today. >> great to be here. >> i want to start there with campaign 2024 as we just heard in jeff's piece, florida governor ron desantis stepping up his attack on former
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president trump as the field expects to get more and more crowded this week. i wonder, is desantis doing enough to distinguish himself or is he still just trying to out-trump trump? >> it's interesting and it's obviously very early days. i think desantis is still introducing himself to a lot of voters, even in these early states. when you talk to voters, a lot of people still want to know more about him. so part of what is happening is he is trying to sell himself in these states. and he has in a lot of ways been offering himself as trumpism without trump, trying to argue he is standing up for conservative principles without the same kinds of drama. he has also been talking as he's been out there about the idea that he could serve for eight years, where trump could only serve four, so he would have more time to do things. he's taken some pretty clear shots at trump's style. so he's trying to draw some distinctions. but trump is very much out there trying to counter this.
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what's really interesting about iowa right now is that trump has been out there doing retail politics himself. meeting with people in small groups, going to restaurants, doing the kind of q&a sessions that he did not do in 2016. he really just came in and did big rallies in that election. he didn't do this kind of p plucking. so he's really making sure he's covering his bases. >> i want to switch gears to the debt limit drama. the white house last night, president biden in the oval office saying no one got everything they wanted, but the american people got what they needed. how much of this does become a real win for biden heading into the campaign and how much does he get credit for? >> i mean, certainly he wants to frame it as a win. i think, as you said, the fact that he was in the oval is notable. that's the first time we've seen him give a speech from there. his team wanted to do emphasize the gravity of the moment and how significant they thought it
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was they got a deal in the face of, as he described, economic collapse. they want to frame this as a win in terms of sticking up for the policies that he cares about, but also that he was able to reach a deal about republicans with bipartisan support. biden ran as somebody who had a long track record of working across the aisle in washington and that has been a selling point for him that he's been trying to make. the other thing, of course, as you think about 2024, is that it's now clear, the path for him to talk more broadly about the achievements that he sees from his first two plus years in office. so his team thinks that, yes, he can talk about how he got this deal, but also more broadly about the economic lens and the strong jobs numbers and try and make a bigger case to the american public. >> that's a great point. we just talked about the jobs number, yet another surprising jobs number to the upside,
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stronger than most economists were expecting. and yet when you look at polls, president biden still doesn't get the credit for the economy, still doesn't get credit for the strong job numbers. so what would have to happen in terms of a change in messaging so that would work to his benefit? >> you're absolutely right. there is a disconnect there. obviously the jobs number was stronger than expected, the white house is really touting that as another example of how his policies are working. but when you talk to voters and look at polls, a lot of people don't feel that kind of economic confidence. inflation has hit a lot of people very hard, there is a lot of economic uncertainty out there. and so he's going to have to continue to try to talk to people about what is happening. i think some of this also is do people start feeling more confident about jobs, about their families, about their family finances and how that unfolds in the next year. >> a lot of that will depend on the path of inflation moving forward. we'll have to leave it here. thank you.
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welcome back. now to a story we've been following all morning long, the death toll nearing 300 m india after a freight train and two passenger trains collided. it's one of the worst rail disasters in the country's history. >> authorities say more than 280 people were killed, more than 1,000 injured in the crash in eastern india. rescue crews are searching the wreckage for survivors, but the hope of finding someone alive is fading. >> cnn international correspondent mark stewart joins
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us with an update. what is the latest? >> reporter: let me set the scene for you. it is just about 8:00 right now in delhi, india, about 800 miles east of this disaster scene. so nearly 24 hours since this unfolded. the concern right now is that people are trapped under these very heavy rail cars, that's been a point that's been made. in fact, one of the leading officials on the scene expressed concern basically saying it's very unlikely that anyone else will be rescued and found alive. desperate people struggle to free themselves inside the wreckage of an upturned carriage. passengers push themselves away from the bodies of those killed instantly when two passenger trains and a freight train collided in india's east on friday. in the dead of night, rescuers worked franticly to save as many
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lives as possible, searching through the ripped coaches littered across train tracks, pulling out survivors from twisted train compartments that lay torn open in the dark. >> translator: when i came out, i saw someone had lost a hand, someone had lost a leg, while someone's face was distorted. >> reporter: frantic scenes at the hospital where the race to save lives continues, with a steady steady stream of those that lived to see another day, and many who in this hour of lead lined up to donate blood. daylight exposed the extent of the disaster, mangled train cars and body bags lining the tracks. the horror of india's deadliest rail accident in more than a decade. pro prime minister modi went to the scene. >> a terrible accident occurred yesterday evening. i am feeling unbearable pain.
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>> reporter: rescue teams continued to sweep for survivors. the investigation into just how this horror was allowed to happen is only just beginning. prime minister modi has also been on the scene, walking around, and obviously trying to get a better idea as to exactly what happened, and that comfort is going to be needed. because not only are there families who have lost loved ones, but there are also survivors dealing with some very strong emotional scars as they tried to escape from the train cars. >> that cell phone video is really heartbreaking, people trying to get out any way they can. thank you so much for bringing us the story. the transfer process has begun for the prime suspect in the disappearance of natalie holloway, last seen in 2005 in aruba. no one was ever charged. >> now joran van der sloot is
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being charged with extorting her family. cnn's isabel rosales joins us. how will this process play out? >> reporter: so van der sloot is in the process of being moved from a maximum security prison in southern peru to a different prison in the capital city of lima. this marks the official start of him eventually ending up in the hands of u.s. officials. but the timing of when precisely he will be on u.s. soil, that is not known at this moment. that transfer, however, was approved by the highest levels of the peruvian government, the supreme court signed off on it and so did the president of peru. as you mentioned, the dutch national has been in prison serving out 28 years of a sentence for the murder of a peruvian student after he has gone through the legal proceedings here in the u.s., he must return back to peru to serve the remainder of that sentence. so van der sloot is the prime
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suspect in the 2005 disappearance of an alabama teenager named natalie holloway, who was last seen alive with van der sloot and two other men. they were arrested multiple times but then released due to a lack of evidence. her body, remains, have not been found. in 2012 an alabama judge officially declared her dead. van der sloot is facing an indictment in the u.s. on charges of extortion and wire fraud and that has to do with an alleged plot against the holle y family, specifically for selling information as to where the remains of holloway were. he told a representative of the family, it's in aruba in the foundations of this home, but that information turned out to be false. >> thank you. coming up for us, a grisly discovery in mexico after authorities find dozens of bags filled with human remains. now officials are working to figure out the identities.
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top stories we're following now, at least eight people are injured, two of them critically in connecticut, after a seven-story residential building on construction in new haven partially collapsed friday. fire officials say part of the second floor crumbled while concrete was being poured. three people were trapped in the debris. >> those persons that were trapped had to be lifted out by the rescue company and the truck companies and engine companies because of the level they fell from and through. one of the problems you have with wet concrete is having to do searches before it hardens. >> all of the victims are construction workers. also the secret service placing tougher penalties on agents after an investigation found that some were distracted and on their personal cell
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phones, missing the intruder at the home of the national security advisor jake sullivan back in april. those agents and supervisors will likely face disciplinary action, including 21 days of suspension and loss of clearance. ford is warning owners of lincoln suvs to park outside and away from buildings because they could potentially catch fire. officials say the battery stems from a monitoring sensors that could get damaged and cause a short-circuit and overheating. model years 2015 through 2019, these are the ones that are affected, and owners are being advised to take their suvs to a dealer and have a fuse installed. it's free of cost. now to this really gruesome st discovery in mexico. authorities have found 45 bags containing body parts. >> authorities say the bodies match the characteristics of missing workers from a call
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center. our cnn correspondent has the details. >> reporter: rahel and victor, family members of seven missing people who worked at a call center in mexico have been calling on officials to investigate their disappearance, but now it appears their worst fears have come true. the bodies were found in bags, discarded in a ravine. grisly murders that have shocked mexicans, violence often connected to drug cartels. investigators say at least 45 bags were found containing human remains outside guadalajara, mexico. some bags had broken open. >> translator: all the bags we found are closed and obviously taped. we found some segments on the ravine, we believe when they were placed or thrown, some bags must have torn and that's how we found some segments. in a preliminary manner, we can say that there are female and male bodies, but we need to wait for the institute to confirm.
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>> reporter: officials say the bodies appear to match the physical characteristics of some of the seven missing employees of a call center in guadalajara. but it isn't clear how many victims there are. missing since late may, their family members have demanded police investigate their disappearances. [ crowd chanting ] >> reporter: we want them alive and well say family members, as they marched in the streets before the discovery of the bodies. calling on mexican officials to do more. the families say the relatives went to work like any normal day, but then their phones went dark. >> translator: at 2:50 p.m. my messages and calls didn't go through. it was only voicemail and the phone was off. after that, there was no more communication with him. >> reporter: officials say their investigation has uncovered alleged criminal activity at the call center but they have not said if there are any suspects behind the killings. >> translator: the first
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indicators are it involves people carrying out some real estate fraud and telephone extortions. >> reporter: the sad reality is disappearances and brutal mass killings happen all too often in mexico, where tens of thousands of people are believed to have been murdered and buried. just in jalisco state where this latest massacre took place, 15 bodies have been found since 2019. and throughout mexico more than 110,000 people are missing. while this latest massacre has generated more headlines and outrage than is usually the case, there are no guarantees family members will receive justice. mexico's president, obrador, has rejected calls to take on the cartels directly, saying the drug war of years past failed and what the country needs is hugs, not shootouts. but critics of his say this kind of horrific violence, bodies being found in a ravine, just
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the details this morning on the iowa apartment building collapse where three people remain missing. according to a 911 call obtained by the quad city times, authorities received a warning call about the six-story building the day before it collapsed. >> something might need checked out. i work for the downtown davenport partnership, one of my guys is working. he was cleaning up in the back parking lot and said that the wall is bulging out. it's been under repair and
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someone is there working on it and he told them to get out of the way because it's not looking good. >> cnn has obtained new surveillance video of the building just moments before the structure began to fall. cnn's adrienne broaddus has details. >> reporter: good morning. the surveillance video cnn obtained is from the roof of a nearby building and it shows what happened in the nine minutes leading up to the collapse. i want you to take a look. you can see that there are at least five support braces, and pay attention to the one closest to the camera. it gradually bends minutes leading up to the collapse. about two minutes before the collapse, a large chunk of bricks falls from under the second floor window. also, a lower portion of the wall crumbles. now, we're not saying that because that support brace was gradually bending, we're not saying that's what led to the collapse. meanwhile, at least three people
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are still missing and possibly buried under the rubble, while investigators say their next step is to move toward recovery. one of the family members of bra brandon colvin, his 18-year-old son is supposed to graduate today. he told me he just wants to hear the voice of his father. >> thank you. for days since the collapse, people in davenport has been protesting outside the building, demanding city officials explain how something like this could have happened. with me now, she lived in the building, her apartment was on the sixth floor. thank you for being with me. let me start with just at the beginning, right before the collapse, you were there in your apartment with your son and then the dog started barking. tell me the story.
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>> yes. i was cooking dinner, my son was sleeping, and my dog started barking. and i asked her why she was barking, and then i heard, like, the building start shaking and it was just -- it was a weird feeling. it was the simple fact that we had construction going on around the building all week, and so i started hearing screams. that's when i knew that something serious had happened. and then i went to my window and i asked my neighbor who was on the fifth floor, why was he screaming? he screamed at me and told me to get my baby out of the building. i went into the hallway, all the lights were completely off. it was pitch black. i walked around to try to get to the fire escape, and the ceiling had already caved in. so i snatched up my baby and i
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run down the back stairs. and when i got into the alley, the police were at the door. >> so you made it out of the building. we just showed the video there and we heard the 911 call, someone calling in saying that the ball was bulging. we learned through local reports that there were reports from residents of some problems there. had you noticed anything suspicious about the structure before the collapse? >> yes, sir. there was bricks falling off the wall, the rear wall. there was bricks falling off that wall for months. >> and did you report that to anyone? do you know if your neighbors reported it? we're having a bit of a technical problem here. hopefully if we get her back in the next couple of seconds, because i do want to hear the rest of the story, maybe we can
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bring her back. >> scary stuff to hear, the moment she's being told to get out of the building with her baby. as i understand it, she left the dog behind. >> i hope we can get her back up. as she told one of our producers, the dog made it out, too, because there was a rescue effort to get the pets out of the building. so the dog did survive as well. from what i'm told, also, by producers, she's at a shelter because the building is condemned now, she can't go back into it. but we thank her for telling us as much of the story as technology would allow. stay with us. we'll take a break. we'll be right back. barcode beatat conductor. ♪ go betty! ♪ let's be morore than our allergies! zeize the e day. with zyrtec.
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welcome back. parts of south florida could see rain and flooding this morning, this as tropical depression arlene weakens and moves south. >> arlene became the first named storm of the season friday. meteorologist allison chinchar is with us. >> the storm is pretty much in the same location as it has been for much of the morning, in the central central gulf of mexico. it has weakened to a tropical depression and you can see the winds firing up a lot of shower activity throughout south florida. the storm may be far away from florida but it's bringing in impacts. not just with the rain, but a lot of the area here as it moves south and east, likely to create
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high surf, bringing in the threat of rip currents and very heavy rain. you've got flood watches in effect for several counties of south florida. they've had a lot of rain in the last few days and it's the cumulative effect. this is the first named storm of the system. noaa's official forecast calls for 12 to 14 storms this season, one to four of those expected to be major hurricanes. colorado state calling for an average season this year. the key thing is they've upped their numbers since just a few months ago and part of the reason is how warm the water is not only in the gulf of mexico, but the caribbean and atlantic ocean. extremely warm for this time of year and that typically leads to the formation of more storms because that warm water is fuel for the storms. however, to counteract this, we are anticipating el nino this summer, and typically because of el nino that jet stream shifts a little bit farther south,
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increasing wind sheer. wind shear is not an ingredient that you want to have for hurricane formation. typically you see fewer storms or weaker storms, especially in this particular region here. the question is, guys, is whether or not those above normal sea surface temperatures can counteract what el nino would normally inhibit for the storms this upcoming season. >> we've got to get ready for it. buy your supplies now. allison chinchar, thank you so much. the churchill downs track in louisville, kentucky, is announcing that it will suspend races after the deaths of 12 horses in a month's time. >> carolyn manno joins us from new york with more. bring us up to speed on what's behind the decision here. >> good morning to you both. a lot of people know this track as the home of the famed kentucky derby, but it's been under tremendous scrutiny because of these deaths. for now the solution is to pause all racing operations, that's going to begin on wednesday.
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churchill downs says it's going to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the safety protocols because a lot of people are pointing to the track's surface. this is in response to those dozen horses that passed away in this month alone and the racetrack says that it's a problem because the internal review and investigations from the regulatory organizations haven't found a single factor that could really be identified as a potential cause for all of this and they also haven't discovered a pattern that links all of these deaths together. it's something of a mystery still. but the races are going to stay suspended through the remainder of july and hopefully they will find some answers. elsewhere, more bad news as a 6-year-old horse tied on thursday at new york's belmont park ahead of the triple crown finale. he injured his front leg after bumping into another horse. he was euthanized on the track, which is the unfortunate reality of the sport and is often the case when horses get injured on
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the track. the track will host the belmont stakes a week from today but the sport reeling from this news. and finally the stanley cup final is set. it begins tonight with the vegas golden knights hosting the florida panthers. no matter how it turns out it's going to be historic for the winner. it will be the first championship for either one of these teams. the golden knights were founded six years ago and reached the final in their very first season. their offense has continued to be incredible this postseason, so the panthers are looking like a team of destiny as well. they came back from being down 3-1 to beat the boston bruins in the first round. so a lot to look forward to. the golden knights have home ice to start when the puck drops at 8:00 eastern on our sister channel, tnt. it's going to be a good one, guys. >> thank you so much. the european space agency is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the mars express orbiter.
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>> that included hosting a live picture show from mars. >> reporter: the european space agency billed this as the first-ever live transmission of images from mars. live is a relative term here. these were taken about every 48, 58 seconds, still photos, then they were transmitted back over 187 million miles. that took 16, 17 minutes per picture. so not live like we would know it. and it was taken from an orbiter going around the planet. it wasn't something on the surface. in some ways, underwhelming, but in other ways really interesting because this was to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the mars express orbiter, which has been up there going around the planet, helping us understand what surface conditions are like, what the geology is like. it's helped research into the ideas of water and ice on mars, and the general geology of mars. when you put that together with all the other exploration of
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mars that has been done by other probes and satellites, some from nasa, things that have landed on the surface, it's deepening our knowledge, deepening our knowledge of this planet, the next one out from the sun beyond us, beyond that big asteroid belt and then jupiter. it's deepening our knowledge of this planet and paving the way for what we need to know if we actually want to send people on that roughly nine-month voyage, and have them walk on this very surface that we've only been able to see in pictures. and now at least in a way, live pictures. >> did tom say big asteroid? >> i know you heard it. when he said it, it was, like, wait, what did he just say? >> it was just the cadence that caught us. >> that's going to be in my head all day. >> maybe yours, too, if you're as silly as we're feeling right
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now. thank you for watching. so good to be here with you. >> let's do it tomorrow. >> how about we do that? watch tomorrow. >> we'll see you back here tomorrow. there's more news ahead in the next hour of "cnn newsroom." paula reid is up after the break. er an angry rhino baby i hear one every night... every night. okay. i'll work on that. save 50% on the sleep number limited ededition smart bed. plus, free home delivery when you add an adadjustable ba. only at sleep number. i brought in ensure max protein with 30g of protein. those who tried me felt more energy in just two weeks. uh... here i'll take that. -everyone: woo hoo! ensure max protein with 30 grams of protein, one gram of sugar. enter the nourhing moments giveaway for a chance win $10,000. starting a new chapter can be the most thrilling thing in the world. there's an abundance of reasons to get started. how far we take an idea
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hello, thanks for joining me. i'm paula reid in washington. in this weekend for fredricka whitfield. developing now, president biden is preparing to sign the bipartisan bill